What would the Civil Rights movement in the USA have been like if Martin Luther King, Jr. had not been motivating change? How does the legacy of the American Civil War still affect the American democracy?
- December 1865, Tennessee: former Confederate officers meet in secret and found the Ku Klux Klan.
- December 1 1955, Rosa Parks, a 42 year-old black woman, refuses to give up her seat to a white person and is arrested.
- August 29 1963, before 250,000 people, The Reverend Martin Luther King delivers his famous “I have a dream” speech.
These three, intimately connected events are the key moments in the history of the emancipation of Afro Americans and will lead to the end of segregation. Let’s see how.